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Outdoor DIY Decor That Takes 30 Minutes (or Less!)

Ellysa Chenery Ellysa Chenery
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Jazzing up your garden doesn't have to take a long time, or a lot of money. Outdoor spaces can benefit from little details that add style, personality, and even function. What better way to add that personality than with DIY projects? With a can of paint, or some fabric, or a few glass containers, you can make a big difference in your garden, balcony, terrace, or house exterior. 

We've collected some of the best outdoor DIY projects, none of which will take you more than 30 minutes to complete. 

1. There's lots you can do with garden containers to spruce them up. These are hand-painted, but they also remind us of mosaic art, which you could easily make into a planter.

 Household by homify
homify

Cube planters – turquoise, and blues

homify

2. Adding a stylish mailbox, or painting yours a right new colour, is a great way to add personality to the front of your home.

 Walls & flooring by Radius Design
Radius Design

Letterman 1

Radius Design

3. Embellish your beds with shiny decor. These look purchased, but with tin foil, paint, and dowels or metal rods, you can achieve the same look for less.

4. Your house numbers could do with an update, or you could even add in a nameplate, with your last name etched in wood or other materials.

 Household by Betoniu GmbH
Betoniu GmbH

Concrete numbers and letters

Betoniu GmbH

5. If you have some plain painters, add some paint in funky patterns to spruce them up.

 Household by Dust
Dust

Ail + El Concrete Planters

Dust

6. Use unique objects as planters. Succulents in particular will grow in all kinds of objects, even shallow ones.

modern Garden by rote_libelle
rote_libelle

Dekoration

rote_libelle

7. You can use wallpaper patterns or stencils outside to make garden walls more interesting. In the winter, this look is indispensable.

eclectic Garden by Donna Walker Design
Donna Walker Design

Outdoor Wallpaper

Donna Walker Design

8. Small glass containers are perfect to hold little flowers or dried plants. Hand them up for even more fun.

 Household by Bubi collage
Bubi collage

JUICE OF FLOWERS

Bubi collage

9. Re-upholstering your outdoor furniture and pillows can add new patterns to the space, and increase the life of the furniture.

 Garden  by Lothian Design
Lothian Design

Made to measure cushions

Lothian Design

10. Don't forget to string up a few lights to give your space a romantic atmosphere.

modern Garden by Smarta
Smarta

Millbrook House

Smarta

Not sure what to do with your blank slate yard? Check out these two sad gardens that got lush makeovers!

 Garden  by Lothian Design
Lothian Design

Garden furniture

Lothian Design
modern Houses by Casas inHAUS

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